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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
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HR2388

Altitude: -0.9°   Azimuth: 204.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2388 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2388 visual magnitude is 5.84. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2388 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2388:

5.84
Giant

HR2388 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.9°
Azimuth: 204.8°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2388

HR2388 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2388 are provided in the following table:

06h 31m 13s
-35° 15’ 33”
243.53°
-19.1°
Columba

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2388 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2388 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2388.

Visibility of HR2388 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2388 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.3°
Max altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 234.7°
HR2388 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2388

The image below is a photograph of HR2388 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2388 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2388 star
DSS2 image of HR2388. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2388 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2388 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2388 is distant 810.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

248.76 pc
810.95 ly
14 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2388

HR2388 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.14
G8III
5251K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2388 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2388. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2388

SAO196897
SAO196897